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Use [quote] by default - Jean-Philippe Ouellet - 2011-12-02

When using
[Image: comment_add.png]Quote
I would prefer the system to default to using


instead of

person Wrote
> stuff

because [quote] preserves bbcode whereas the current method makes no guarantee (see this post and others).

Also, reformatting is rather tedious, if you want to quote just a portion of the text, each line could potentially need to be modified in order to justify the text, and any text decorations are applied as they are not intended to be:
> this text has
> emphasis
blah blah...

Using [quote] would require less work for posters wishing to quote specially formatted text, and

Jean-Philippe Wrote:
Jean-Philippe Wrote:Personally, I think it looks better, wouldn't you agree?
Why yes, I would. (They can also be easily nested.)

IMHO having an extra newline after my bolded name would be nice though, just a picky stylistic thing.

Re: Use [quote] by default - Orion Pobursky - 2011-12-02


Re: Use [quote] by default - Jean-Philippe Ouellet - 2011-12-02

Orion Pobursky Wrote:Done!